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First Principles: For My Part, Whatever Anguish of Spirit It Might Cost, I Am Willing To Know the Whole Truth; To Know the Worst, and To Provide For It

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth — and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this … Continue reading

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Waters of Life

Waters of Lifeby Michael DoyleNavigating the waters of lifeFrom dreams of others comes lateThe sacrifices are not in vainFor the dreams and nightmares on the mainTo open one’s eyes and seeThe rebirth needed for eternityDreaming of the endless nightThe one … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Always Know the Mark of A Coward. A Coward Hides Behind Freedom. A Brave Person Stands In Front of Freedom and Defends It For Others

“You always know the mark of a coward. A coward hides behind freedom. A brave person stands in front of freedom and defends it for others.” – Henry Rollins.

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First Principles: For My Part, Whatever Anguish of Spirit It Might Cost, I Am Willing To Know the Whole Truth; To Know the Worst, and To Provide For It

“It is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth – and listen to the song of that syren, till she transforms us into beasts. Is this … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

A poem written dedicated to my daughters in conjunction with the last class in a series on building resilience in life and to encourage them to chase their dreams always! Never Give Upby Michael DoyleLife like a Rembrandt paintingIs meant … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Language Is A Form of Human Reason, Which Has Its Internal Logic of Which Man Knows Nothing

“Language is a form of human reason, which has its internal logic of which man knows nothing.” -Claude Levi-Strauss, anthropologist (1908-2009)

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Thought For the Day: Everybody Knows That the Family Is the Bedrock of Any Society

“Everybody knows that the family is the bedrock of any society because it is in the family that the child learns how to be — how to be cultivated, how to be mannerly, how to have values. And if we … Continue reading

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Galatian Credibility

Galatian Credibilityby Michael DoyleIn our leadership and our abilityTo lead is limited to our credibilityThis is something important to knowIf we are are to keep our ability to growCalled to lead in our capacityCalled to display this sensibilityIntegrity is the … Continue reading

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To Catch A Falling Star

To Catch A Falling Starby Michael DoyleSometimes I feelThis is not my worldI find myself searchingLooking for the doorThat will lead me awayFrom this wrong worldAnd to a place I belongFrom the ashes of yesterdayI feel as if I must … Continue reading

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First Principles: We Know That Families and Churches, Not Government Officials, Know Best How To Create A Strong and Loving Community…We Don’t Worship Government. We Worship God.

“We know that families and churches, not government [officials], know best how to create a strong and loving community. … In America we don’t worship government. We worship God.” – Donald Trump

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